Sunday: The Representative of Christ
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With fear and sadness, the disciples listened as Jesus announced His imminent death. When they were deprived of His presence, who would be their Teacher, Friend, and Counselor? Knowing their desperate need, Christ promised to send His representative to be with them. What particular name did Christ use for His representative? See John 14:16-18. In … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: The Holy Spirit
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Read for This Week’s Study: John 14:16-18; John 14:26; John 15:26; Matt. 12:31-32; John 16:8; John 3:5-8; Luke 11:9-13. Memory Text: And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever (John 14:16, NKJV). Of the three Persons of the Godhead, the Holy Spirit is … [Click to read more …]

HopeSS: The Son
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[Note that this now points to the correct video. The previous version pointed to Lesson 1, not Lesson 2] You can view a discussion of the current lesson in the Hope Sabbath School class led by Pastor Derek Morris on their own site. (Needs Adobe Flash.) A Youtube version of this week’s lesson at Hope Sabbath School is below. You can download the Study Guide here. … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Study: The Son
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Further Study: Ellen G. White, Divine-Human Saviour, p. 1126-1128 in TheSDA Bible Commentary, vol. 5. While God’s Word speaks of the humanity of Christ when upon this earth, it also speaks decidedly regarding His pre-existence. The Word existed as a divine being, even as the eternal Son of God, in union and oneness with His … [Click to read more …]

02: The Son – Hit the Mark
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I never really thought about this until this week’s lesson on The Son. Hyperbole in speech is so common that unconsciously I took for granted some of the words Jesus spoke to His disciples. But this week, examining who Jesus is, gave me an opportunity to look deeper into my beliefs and convictions. Jesus had … [Click to read more …]

Heavenly Credentials
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Studying the Word With Jesus

When Jesus returned to the Temple and began teaching, the leading priests and elders came up to him. They demanded, “By what authority are you doing all these things? Who gave you the right?” Matthew 21:23 NLT That makes me think of what a friend told me about when she was first sitting on a church … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: Christ’s Mission
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After considering who Jesus was, we are in a better position to understand what He came to do for us. Satan made accusations against God. In order to meet those accusations, Jesus came to represent the Father’s character, and to correct the false concept that many had developed about the Godhead. He wanted us to … [Click to read more …]

02: The Son – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : The Lord Jesus Christ, the divine Son of God, existed from eternity, a distinct person, yet one with the Father. [Lesson plan for The Son July 7, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 24:30, 25:31. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text … [Click to read more …]